Bioenergy Features for August 2011

Bioenergy Features Archive

The biofuel generation gap The biofuel generation gap

Turning from 1st generation biofuels produced from food crops to 2nd generation biofuels produced from ligno-cellulosic feedstocks has been praised by many, but 2nd generation has a long way to go to reach full commercialisation.

Could gasification power cars? Could gasification power cars?

New and improved energy from waste technologies such as advanced gasification are going to be essential if many countries are to address their considerable waste problems. Advanced gasification can reduce the amount of waste going to landfill, as well as maximise the renewable energy produced.